The first stage @CCL is aimed at inspecting prospect startups at a high level, validating their compliance with the CCL minimal requirements:
Product / Service / Solution for the cybersecurity industry
Proof Of Concept (POC) available
Looking for early stage investment (Pre-Seed / Seed / A-round)
Chosen Startups will be invited to share their vision and demo their product in front of CCL members. Startups are evaluated based on multiple dimensions, including:
The founding team
Total Addressable Market and go to market strategy
Alignment with CCL member views of the industry need
Technological Supremacy & Innovation
CCL Members will have the option to invest in a startup, and provided a sizeable amount of money has been allocated by CCL members; the investment will take place. As a group, CCL will also advise other prospective VC investors who may want to invest in the round.
Mentoring & Support
CCL members (now stakeholders) will be looking forward to mentoring, supporting and promoting the funded startups and helping them grow by providing technical and strategic advice.